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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #5,276
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 112.00 days

Democracy 3


Democracy 3 is a software program developed by Positech Games. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named Democracy3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 2.36 MB (2,470,436 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Democracy 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.positech.co.uk/democracy3
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Democracy 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/245470
Estimated size: 2.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Democracy 3

Program executable:Democracy3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Democracy 3\Democracy3.exe
Additional files:
  • D3dx9d_41.dll
  • Democracy3.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • goggame.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • irrKlang.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • unins001.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0968D05D-D2CD-4B6F-97DA-10A7CEE6E6B2}' (runs on registration).
  • Democracy3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{303362F0-D5C3-4604-A644-203B710690BB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Democracy 3?

Quickly and completely remove Democracy 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Democracy 3 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Democracy 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Democracy 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.56%
Windows 8 47.06%
Windows Vista 1.27%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.52%
Windows 8.1 30.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.18%
Windows 8 3.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.41%
  United Kingdom 11.00%
  Canada 5.10%
  Australia 4.03%
  Germany 3.67%
  France 3.58%
  Sweden 1.52%
  DK 1.07%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Spain 0.89%
  Norway 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.81%
  Ireland 0.81%
  Brazil 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.31%
ASUS 18.85%
Acer 14.23%
Dell 12.31%
Lenovo 7.12%
Toshiba 5.96%
Alienware 5.00%
MSI 2.31%
Samsung 2.31%
Intel 0.77%
Medion 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.26%
Dell XPS 8500 2.26%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.26%
LENOVO 20217 1.94%

About Positech Games

Positech Games is a video game developer and has published a number of game s to PC including the the strategy game of policy shift Democracy and Kombat Kars, Kudos and Starship Tycoon.
Publisher URL: www.positech.co.uk


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